Description and Requirements

Dyson offers a unique opportunity for a talented and experienced Manager, Process Development to be part of Dyson's operations at Sakti3; based in Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

Market Overview:

For the past five years, Dyson’s in-house battery team has been optimizing and developing battery technology for cordless machines, and robots in its advanced battery labs at its Malmesbury headquarters. Sakti3 is a research forefront of Dyson’s efforts in developing solid state batteries that are safer, more reliable and longer-lasting with higher energy density, for Dyson’s new and existing technologies.

Function Overview:

A Manager of Process Development is responsible for leading a team of engineers and technicians to deliver process and prototyping requirements for developing next generation batteries.


Some of the main duties of this position include the following:

  • Oversees day-to-day process and prototyping activities
  • Develops and implements new processes 
  • Troubleshoots process and equipment issues
  • Such other comparable duties as may be required by the VP of Process Development


  • Minimum 5 years of industry experience in vacuum process 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience leading a team
  • A degree in science or engineering
  • Expertise in vacuum science
  • Expertise in physical vapor deposition process
  • Expertise in vacuum equipment
  • Has experience with risk management and has a competency at balancing project delivery requirements. 
  • Is able to confidently and competently communicate complex issues to varying levels of audiences in an effective manner both verbally and in writing. 
  • Has the ability and flexibility to work effectively in an evolving environment as well as able to react positively and adapt to challenging situations. 
  • Willing to think outside of the box and challenge the norm with a realistic approach. 
  • Is responsible and accountable for their work. 
  • Has the resilience to overcome obstacles and manage difficult situations 

Benefits Overview:

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave, and industry leading health care contributions. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

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